The tallest sea cliffs in England form the northern boundary of this smallest moorland park. The grass moor of the erstwhile Royal Forest is surrounded by heather-covered hills and wooded combes. The Valley of the upper Exe separates Exmoor proper from the Brendon Hills at the eastern end of the park. Red deer and nightjar at the woodland edge, merlin and ring ousel out on the moor are representatives here of a rich diversity of wildlife.
The Exmoor National Park Authority offers a range of education services to help both teachers and students. The Authority has a full time Education Officer who is able to advise and assist with environmental education both in school and on field visits. We also publish a wide range of educational material to support the National Curriculum as well as run an outdoor residential centre.